Pulmonary Hypertension

Common Name(s)

Pulmonary Hypertension

Our mission is to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension, and to provide hope for the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy and awareness.

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pulmonary Hypertension" for support, advocacy or research.

Caring Voice Coalition,Inc,

Caring Voice Coalition empowers patients who live with a life threatening chronic disease through comprehensive outreach programs and services aimed at financial, emotional and educational support. With a steadfast dedication to the organization’s set of core values, our knowledgeable, caring staff maintains our solid reputation as a dependable, responsive organization with a unique, holistic approach to improving the lives of our patients.

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2017

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Cure HHT (formerly HHT Foundation International, Inc.)

To find a cure for HHT while saving the lives and improving the well-being of individuals and families affected by HHT. To achieve this mission, the HHT Foundation will: fund research;educate families and physicians; provide linkages among people affected by HHT; collaborate with multidisciplinary HHT Treatment Centers worldwide; and advocate for and support those with HHT

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2016

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International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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Kids with Heart National Association for Children's Heart Disorders

Our organization was formed in 1985 with the main mission of providing support, information, resources, and education for the families of the children living with congenital heart defects and to promote public awareness of the issues that these families live with on a day to day basis.

Last Updated: 4 May 2015

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PHCentral

Pulmonary Hypertension Information, Support and Advocacy Since 1999

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2012

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Pulmonary Hypertension Association

The mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension, and to provide hope for the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy and awareness.

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2012

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pulmonary Hypertension" for support, advocacy or research.

Caring Voice Coalition,Inc,

Caring Voice Coalition empowers patients who live with a life threatening chronic disease through comprehensive outreach programs and services aimed at financial, emotional and educational support. With a steadfast dedication to the organization’s set of core values, our knowledgeable, caring staff maintains our solid reputation as a dependable, responsive organization with a unique, holistic approach to improving the lives of our patients.

http://www.caringvoice.org

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2017

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Cure HHT (formerly HHT Foundation International, Inc.)

To find a cure for HHT while saving the lives and improving the well-being of individuals and families affected by HHT. To achieve this mission, the HHT Foundation will: fund research;educate families and physicians; provide linkages among people affected by HHT; collaborate with multidisciplinary HHT Treatment Centers worldwide; and advocate for and support those with HHT

http://www.curehht.org

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2016

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International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

http://www.sclero.org/

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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Kids with Heart National Association for Children's Heart Disorders

Our organization was formed in 1985 with the main mission of providing support, information, resources, and education for the families of the children living with congenital heart defects and to promote public awareness of the issues that these families live with on a day to day basis.

http://www.kidswithheart.org

Last Updated: 4 May 2015

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PHCentral

Pulmonary Hypertension Information, Support and Advocacy Since 1999

http://www.phcentral.org

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2012

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Pulmonary Hypertension Association

The mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension, and to provide hope for the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy and awareness.

http://www.PHAssociation.org

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2012

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General Resources

Recorded Webinars

The Cure HHT webinar series informs patients and physicians of the latest information in HHT treatment, medicine and research, but also builds and strengthens the HHT community. The live webinars feature physicians and scientists specializing in HHT,

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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HHT Treatment Centers

An HHT Center of Excellence is defined as a medical practice that facilitates the comprehensive coordination of care necessary for treating a patient who has HHT. The standard of care must either meet or exceed the guidelines recognized by the HHT Fo

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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HHT Fact Sheets and Brochures

We encourage you to print and share the HHT Fact Sheets & Brochures with your local physicians and family members.

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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HHT Patient Resources

Link to a variety of patient resources

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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Physician Resources for HHT

A variety of resources available to physicians treating HHT patients

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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HHT Scientific and Medical Publications

View a comprehensive list of articles that have been published in various scientific and medical journals with references relating to HHT research and discoveries along with updates on medical treatments and procedures.

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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HHT Publications by Topic

For more in depth reading on specific areas of interest, please review the following articles.

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Glossary of HHT Terminology

Laypersons Guide to HHT Medical Terminology

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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Insurance Issues

Insurance Resources for HHT Patients

state insurance regulators, medicare, social security and disability benefits, how to file an insurance appeal

Uploaded by Advocacy Organization: Cure HHT (formerly HHT Foundation International, Inc.)

Updated 22 Dec 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pulmonary Hypertension" returned 3775 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Lupus Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension.
 

Author(s): Silvio Henrique Barberato

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2018 07;111(1):82-83.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A case report of pulmonary arterial hypertension in pregnancy and complications of anticoagulation therapy.
 

Author(s): Yangfang Xiang, Jun Li, Yinxiang Sun

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(32):e11810.

 

Treprostinil, a potent vasodilator, is the treatment of choice for severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) during pregnancy. Its inhibition of platelet aggregation increases the risk of hemorrhage. In addition, anticoagulation therapy is widely used in pregnancy with PAH due ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Tricuspid annular displacement measured by 2-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography for predicting right ventricular function in pulmonary hypertension: A new approach to evaluating right ventricle dysfunction.
 

Author(s): Yidan Li, Yidan Wang, Yuanhua Yang, Mingxi Liu, Xiangli Meng, Yanping Shi, Weiwei Zhu, Xiuzhang Lu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(30):e11710.

 

This study aimed to determine the ability of tricuspid annular displacement measured by 2-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) to predict right ventricular (RV) dysfunction in pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients. Here, we present a new method for assessing RV function ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Pulmonary Hypertension" returned 775 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Survival benefits of oral anticoagulants in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Hai-Chao Zhang, Na Wang, Wen Zhang, Zhi-Chun Gu, Xiao-Yan Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(36):e12203.

 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is an incurable disease with high mortality. Although most studies recommend anticoagulation treatment for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH), the survival benefits are uncertain. Therefore, the present paper provides a protocol ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation in pulmonary arterial hypertension].
 

Author(s): Astrid Von Oetinger, Luz María Trujillo, Sergio Villanueva, Mónica Zagolin

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2018 May;146(5):627-635.

 

Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is a promising therapy for Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) whose survival does not exceed 65% at five years. We performed a literature search about rehabilitation on PAH in MEDLINE, LILACS and COCHRANE databases, considering articles from 2005 ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Women.
 

Author(s): Humna Abid Memon, Myung H Park

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;13(4):224-237.

 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by pathological hemodynamic elevation in pulmonary artery pressure. Development of international registries over the last decade has raised awareness about the disease, leading to the development of new and improved therapies. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Impedancemetry in Patients Monitored for Pulmonary Hypertension
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 14 Sep 2018

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Targeting Right Ventricle in Pulmonary Hypertension Gilead
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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The Effects of Commercial Air Travel on Patients Suffering From Pulmonary Hypertension
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Hypertension; Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 1 May 2017

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